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Can you name the famous history figures from their description?

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DescriptionFamous FigureYear Born
At the age of 8, I became duke of Normandy and later King of England after winning a famous battle in 1066unknown
Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced beheaded, survived1491
I was queen for only 9 days and was then beheaded because I was disliked1537
I was an English poet, playwright and actor. I was regarded as the greatest writer in the English language1564
It was me the lead our country to victory in the second world war1874
I am known as one of the greatest football stars and have played for Manchester United, England, Real Madrid and the L.A. Galaxy1975
As a child I became fascinated by music (I played the violin), mathematics and science.1879
I was the tallest president and stood 6 feet 4 inches tall, weighed about 180 pounds, and had long, gangling limbs and a rather sunken chest1809
I was a famous engineer. I built bridges, tunnels, railways, docks and ships1806
I am one of the greatest and most radical composers of all time. I was a tormented genius, who went deaf in later life and never heard my final works.1770

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